With the general introduction of metric measurements in the dedicated and approved woodlands schemes with effect from October, 1971, the opportunity has been taken to re-examine the form of the standard Plan of Operations. This study has been carried out by the Forestry Commission in close consultation with the Timber Growers Organisation and the Scottish […]
In 1920 the Forestry Commission began the transformation of a great expanse of steep hillside and moorland, around Betws-y-Coed in North Wales, into modern productive forest. The few old oakwoods that remained, and the remarkable scenery of riverside, lake and crag were treated with the consideration they merited when spruce, larch, pine and Douglas fir […]
This Booklet builds on the information provided in Booklet 5 Conversion tables for research workers in forestry and agriculture. Additional tables have been added, while other tables of limited use have been removed. Numerous conversion factors have been included to enable conversions to be made for less frequently used units.
This investigation has been mainly confined to providing descriptions for the identification of the various winged morphs of the adelgid species occurring in Britain. Morphological keys and descriptions, together with 32 figures, are given for the determination of the 14 winged morphs of the 9 species having alatae. In addition, a key to the adult […]
These tables are the metric equivalent of the old established Hoppus tables and are used in exactly the same way. Mid diameters in centimetres are used instead of mid quarter girth in inches, lengths are expressed in metres rather than in feet, and volumes are given in cubic metres.
The region covered by this Booklet is the southern third of Scotland, from the headwaters of the Tay in Perthshire, down to the Border. It holds the two great cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, the widespread industries that have been built up over the central coalfields, the richest farmlands and also—rather surprisingly—one-third of Scotland’s forests […]
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